Militant outfit, Hizbul Mujhadeen Tuesday claimed that it carried an attack on Army Convoy in See Mari area of Tanghdar Sector in Kupwara district and killed an Army jawan on spot while injuring three Army personnel critically.
Hizbul Mujhadeen Operational Spokesperson, Baleeg-u-Din told CNS on phone that militants planted a powerful IED in See Mari area of Tangdhar and in the mine explosion four Army personnel suffered serious injuries amoung which one of them died on spot.
“Such kind of attacks would be carried out in border regions in future as well. Our Mujhadeen soon after carrying the attack reached safely to their hide outs,” Baleeg-u-Din said.
When contacted, Defense spokesperson, Colonel Ankur Varshi told CNS that he has no information about the incident. “Let me check whether such incident has occurred or not,” he said.